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Dr. Richard Fox, MD

General Surgery*
4.7 (64)
Map Pin Small Boulder, CO
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Fox, MD

Dr. Richard Fox, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Boulder, CO. They specialize in General Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Foothills Hospital and Avista Adventist Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Fox an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Fox works at Practice in Boulder, CO with other offices in Louisville, CO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fox's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Alpine Surgical LLC
    4743 Arapahoe Ave Ste 102, Boulder, CO 80303 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 449-3642
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 15:45
  2. 2
    Boulder Community Health
    4747 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 449-3642
  3. 3
    Flatirons Sports Medicine Or Source 1-dme
    80 Health Park Dr Ste 250, Louisville, CO 80027 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 449-3642

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Foothills Hospital
  • Avista Adventist Hospital

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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Appendicitis
Atherosclerosis
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
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Gallbladder Removal
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Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
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Abdominal Injuries
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Adenocarcinoma
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Anemia
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Aneurysm
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Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Anorectal Disorders
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Anorectal Stricture
Aortic Ectasia
Aortoenteric Fistula
Appendiceal Tumor
Appendix Cancer
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
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Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Diseases of the Bile Ducts
Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
Benign Diseases of the Liver
Benign Diseases of the Pancreas
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Breast Diseases
Breast Duct Papilloma
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Pain
Breast Tumor
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Choledochal Cyst
Chronic Appendicitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coagulation Disorders
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Embolism
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Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
Eye Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Conditions
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Ileus
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Intestinal Abscess
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Ischemic Colitis
Kidney Cancer
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphedema
Lymphoma
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Male Breast Cancer
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Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
Malignant Diseases of the Liver
Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
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Peptic Ulcer
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Primary Hypercoagulable State
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Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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Acid Reflux Surgery
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Adrenalectomy
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Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Amputation
Anal Repair
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Anoscopy
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Appendectomy
Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
Arterial Graft
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Bile Duct Surgery
Biopsy of Breast
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Breast Exam
Breast Surgical Procedure
Bronchoscopy
Bullectomy
Bunion Surgery
Burn Care Services
Bypass Surgery
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Central Line Insertion
Chest Tube Insertion
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Diagnostic Endoscopy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy Arterial
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagoscopy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Exploratory Surgery
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Foreign Body Removal
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
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Gastric Tube Insertion
Gastrointestinal Surgery
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Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Joint Fusion
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Resection
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Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
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Lumpectomy
Lung Biopsy
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Mastectomy
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pancreatic Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Percutaneous Procedures
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
Peritoneal Dialysis
Pleural Biopsy
Port Placements or Replacements
Post-Operative Care
Pre-Operative Care
Puncture Aspiration
Re-Operative Surgery
Rectal Surgery
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Revascularization
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Revision Surgery
Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Screening Colonoscopy
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Shunts
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Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Grafts
Skin Surgery
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Procedures
Suture Soft Tissue Wound
Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopy
Thoracotomy
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Tumor Resection
Tumor Surgery
Ultrasound
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Vascular Procedure
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vasectomy
Venous Thrombectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Whipple Procedure
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1295818474
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Loyola University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Indiana University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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